Thirteen classic tales of horror as told by the masters of the genre. Starting with the classic 'The Signal-Man' by Charles Dickens, this book, volume one, is edited by Paul Avon and also contains tales by H.P.Lovecraft, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and many more. "We are the empty. We are the darkness. We are the night. We are the dead. We need tales to salve our dark desires, to prolong the long dark night of our weary souls. Tell us stories of the grotesque, of the bizarre. Tales of strange anxieties, of fear, horror, of suspense, dismay, of longing, of love lost, of death and of dark desire. Fiction which could almost be fact. Reacquaint us with tales we may know but have long remained dormant inside us. Remind us. Shroud us in darkness. Here we have the works from the dark masters. Here we have reminders of terrifying classics past. Here we have ... Goth!"